Nursing encompasses autonomous and collaborative care of all ages, families, groups and communities, sick or well and in all settings. It includes the promotion of health, the prevention of illness and the care of ill, disabled and dying people.
The nurse is the web of all activities in a hospital centred around the patient. SMCCH nurse objectives includes:
- Ensuring timely and continuous care for the sick.
- Ensuring qualitative, quantitative, efficient and effective nursing care.
- Provide support and advice to patients
- Educate patients about management of illness.
- Monitor patient health and record signs.
SMCCH provides the highest level of nursing professionalism and they are shaping healthcare, improving patients’ outcomes and empowering leaders. SMCCH nurses practice, collaborate, communicate and develop professionally to provide the highest quality care for our patients and their families. Our nursing mission, vision, and Relationship Centred Care (RCC) tenets are extended to all care team members and the global community.
SMCCH NURSING specialty includes:
- Theatre Nursing
- Paediatric Nursing
- Per-Operative Nursing
- Orthopaedic Nursing
- Anaesthetic Nursing
- Opthalmic Nursing
- Nurse Educator
- Community Nursing
- Certified Nursing Assistants
SMCCH Nurses work with members of allied disciplines such as dietetics, medical social services, pharmacy and other professionals in supplying a comprehensive programme of patient care in the hospital.